“It’s necessary to have wished for Death in order to know how good it is to Live.” Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

Why does grief steal hope?

I Closed My Mouth And Spoke To You In A Hundred Silent Ways. Rumi

This is my entry for @myunidays blogger comp #unidaysyouwantmeonyourteam

Tumblr- I’ve just joined but can’t match these two together!!

So here is my Tumblr deets- Username: outofocus44 Tumblr URL: outofocus44.tumblr.com

Whatever Sorrow Shakes Series…

Order of Service of My Lobsters funeral. The letter I wrote to him the night before still holds true.

Whatever Sorrow Shakes Series…

The Past is Prologue- of those glorious Halcyon Days!!

Whatever Sorrow Shakes Series…

Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In. Then there is no breaking you!

Whatever Sorrow Shakes From Your Heart, Far Better Things Will Take Its Place …

It's taken 4 months to get here... but I did!!

A Rebellious Scot to Crush

How did we end up in this mess...

A Rebellious Scot To Crush

"Misery Acquaints A Man With Strange Bedfellows" Never did I think in all my days would I join any political party, I don't believe they can generally be trusted! HOWEVER- Prime Minister Theresa May has become my own personal recruiting Sergeant! She galvanised me when she called her cynical General Election for the 8th of … Continue reading A Rebellious Scot To Crush

Jo Nesbo The Thirst out April 20th!!!!

Jo Nesbo Lecture in Glasgow, part of the Aye Write book festival

A Rebellious Scot to Crush

Politics Gone Mad

Last Breath by Robert Bryndza

Social Media Beware! Out 12/04/2017

Grand National 2017

Where history meets sports!

Bernie rides again to a Five⭐️ Review!!!

NetGalley ARC of my favourite German detective!!!

Know Your History…

Terror visited the streets of Westminster, the hallowed seat of British power, on March 22nd 2017! This attack however disgusting and barbaric is not a first for the Palace of Westminster, I'm thinking of the gun powder plot and the Blitz. Despite this type of attack being nothing new, past attacks like those this week … Continue reading Know Your History…

Indyref2 the joys!

The announcement of Indyref2 has opened up a whole new can of worms- Brexit the gift that keeps on giving!

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton


So on a lighter note than usual…

The freedom of women to become whatever we want, leads to greatness & poor prose (Fifty Shades Trilogy)

Whatever Sorrow Shakes Series…

With all my heart my Lobster, With all my heart! 💜